The Atlantic County Office of Education serves as the local field office
and representative for the New Jersey Department of Education. There are
twenty-one local offices, one in each county.
The Office has a mission which includes evaluation, regulation, compliance,
coordination, assistance and service. Enrollment in the county public
school system (Pre-K-12) exceeds 46,000 students.
Technical assistance support and monitoring is provided to the twenty-six
public school districts and four charter schools of the county in the
areas of program development and approval, assessment and testing, budget
and finance, facilities, curriculum and instruction, and staff development,
special education, state monitoring, staff certification, legislation,
and mandated regulations or guidelines.
The Office works with the school districts to provide high quality educational
programs that are equitable and efficient; that prepare students for employment
and citizenship; and that promote students' intellectual, ethical, cultural,
emotional and physical growth.
The Executive County Superintendent of Schools works closely with the County Executive,
County Board of Chosen Freeholders and various local and county social
services agencies with respect to educational issues and initiatives.
Collaborative and shared services initiatives have received significant
The Executive County Superintendent of Schools serves as a member of the Board
of Education for Atlantic County Special Services School District, the
Atlantic County Vocational School District and the Board of Trustees of
Atlantic Cape Community College.
If you are interested in educational position vacancies in Atlantic County
Public Schools, we encourage you to visit our Educational
Employment Opportunities page.